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The Resource Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton, Don Tate

Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton, Don Tate

Label
Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton
Title
Poet
Title remainder
the remarkable story of George Moses Horton
Statement of responsibility
Don Tate
Title variation
George Moses Horton
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the nineteenth century, North Carolina slave George Moses Horton taught himself to read and earned money to purchase his time though not his freedom. Horton became the first African American to be published in the South, protesting slavery in the form of verse."--Amazon.com
Summary
Shares the story of George Moses Horton, who born into slavery taught himself to read and earned money by selling his poems to the students of the University of North Carolina, before becoming the first published African American poet of the South
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2016
  • Carter G. Woodson Book Awards: Elementary Level, 2016
  • Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, 2016.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10438887
Cataloging source
LAP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tate, Don
Dewey number
  • 811/.4
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
730
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS1999.H473
LC item number
Z88 2015
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
730
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horton, George Moses
  • Poets, American
  • African American poets
  • Slaves
  • Freedmen
  • Horton, George Moses
  • Poets, American
  • African American poets
  • Slaves
  • Freedmen
Target audience
primary
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the remarkable story of George Moses Horton
Label
Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton, Don Tate
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20418284
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561458257
Lccn
2015002407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn919191196
  • (OCoLC)919191196
Label
Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton, Don Tate
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
20418284
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781561458257
Lccn
2015002407
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn919191196
  • (OCoLC)919191196

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